National Housing Corporation Architect Jobs in Kenya

National Housing Corporation Architect Jobs in Kenya


  • Our Client, National Housing Corporation (NHC) is a statutory body established by an Act of Parliament Cap. 117 whose mandate is to implement the Government’s Housing Policies and Programmes. NHC is seeking to recruit results-driven and highly motivated individuals to fill the following exciting and challenging positions of Architect.

  • The Technical Operations Division consists of the following sections: Engineering, Quantity survey, Land survey, and Architecture. Combined, these sections deliver on the mandate of the division; namely: land surveying and title documentation, project evaluation, designing of housing projects, and project management.

  • Reporting to the Chief Architect, the Architect will:

    Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Design and supervise construction projects for the Corporation;

  • Lead and coordinate the project team for the assigned construction projects;

  • Establish viability and carry out feasibility studies of projects;

  • Prepare outline project proposals and submit to Chief Architect for approval;

  • Prepare scheme design drawings, submit and get approval by statutory authorities;

  • Supervise the preparation of working drawings and details by Architectural Assistants;

  • Supervise contractors during construction to ensure that works are executed to the contract specifications and manage the project process to ensure completion within the contract budget and period;

  • Supervise repair works of existing rental scheme


    Job Specifications

  • Hold a Bachelor of Arts degree in Architecture or equivalent from a recognized University;

  • Have six (6) years of practical working experience in Architectural work;

  • Be a registered Architect with the Board of Registration of
    Architects & Quantity Surveyors (BORAQS) for a minimum of three (3) years; and

  • Have working knowledge of computer-aided design packages and good oral and written communication skills.

    Key Competencies

  • Knowledge of computerized systems relevant to the position.

  • A highly analytical individual with the ability to gather, analyze and evaluate facts and with the ability to prepare and present concise oral and written reports;

  • Demonstrate excellent managerial and leadership skills and an effective communicator;

  • Personal integrity with good work ethics and knowledge of principles of good corporate governance;

  • Ability to establish and retain effective working relationships with both internal and external stakeholders.

    Candidates will be required to satisfy the following additional requirements:

  • Tax Compliance Certificate from the Kenya Revenue Authority;

  • Clearance Certificate from the Higher Education Loans Board;

  • Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations;

  • Report from an Approved Credit Reference Bureau; and

  • Clearance from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; National Housing Corporation Architect Jobs in Kenya

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